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in the crowd in new york city on new year's eve. >>> a fatal plane crash in russia, the impact sending debris flying into oncoming traffic. >>> a scary slip on a frozen lake in the moun tapetains of southern california became a race to save a life. >>> and kim carkardashian is pregnant. >>> intercepted by rob jackson. redskins into the playoffs. rg3. maybe he can solve the fiscal cliff. >>> and all that matters. >> fireworks lit up sydney harbor, beautiful, as people mark the start of 2013. happy new year. >> on "cbs this morning." >>> chuck pagano back on the colts sideline yesterday cancer free as the colts won 28-16. >> i feel so blessed to be back with you guys in the battle. thank you. thank you so much. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm norah o'donnell with anthony mason. as we wake up the deadline to the fiscal cliff is just 14 hours ai wa. there's no deal yet, but members of congress are heading back to capitol hill. first, breaking news on the condition of secretary of state hillary clinton. >> she's in a new york city hospital
. >> a search is under way in new york for a man accused of pushing another man to his death in the subway. >>> rg3, he made opportunities. >> 17-16 washington redskins. >> all that -- >> why don't you shut up? >> you are an embarrassment. >> please shut up. just shut up. >> you shut up. >> that got annoying at the end. >>> and all that matters. >> let the speculation begin. will and katherine are expecting a baby. but what happens if they have twins? >> the top baby names of 2012 were just announced and sophia is the top name for girls and aiden is the top name for boys. >> sochlt pphia and aiden. least popular, kim jong and sandusky. captioning funded by cbs republicans seem to be at a standstill. >> on monday gop leaders made their counter offer to president obama and officials quickly dismissed it. major garrett is at the white house this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. there's no prospect for a deal and not much talking going on either. for the first time there are numbers on the pieces of paper from the white house and the
in meningitis cases among gay men in new york city. over the past year there have been 12 documented cases of the disease among gay men in new york including three new cases in the past six weeks that recently prompted health officials in new york to expand their vaccination recommendations for gay men. health officials say they want to protect san francisco residents who could become infected, especially if they are traveling to new york. >>> well, some babies just can't wait. >> that's right. in dayton ohio, an expected mom ended up going into labor in a school's parking lot. >> i had a former student give birth in the car. >> and the baby's already out. >> yes. >> okay. teachers stayed on the line with 911 dispatcher who instructed them on how to tie off the umbilical cord. the 20-year-old mom was dropping off her siblings from school when her water broke. she was six days away from the due date and her baby girl weighing 7 pounds, 10-ounces. that's a pretty big baby. what's strange is they called after the baby was born not during. >> you have a baby on the way, no big deal. >>> maybe
in philly, in new york city back to chicago, both o'hare and midway and a lot of flight delays likely from detroit to cleveland to cincinnati down to charlotte. this storm is going to be with us for the next couple of days. charlie, back to you. >> thanks. >>> last night may have been one of the worst moments of john boehner's political career. it may have brought the country one step closer to the fiscal cliff. boehner is speaking to reporters at this hour. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. >> reporter: what a mess. this maneuver was meant to strengthen boehner's hand in negotiations with the president but it backfired and now debt reduction talks may be falling apart as they have several times before. with no democratic support for his go it alone plan boehner needed almost all republicans to hang together but they didn't. >> don't have the votes. got to have the votes. >> reporter: dejected republicans streamed out of an emergency meeting last night where speaker boehner told them he was canceling the vote on his plan b bill because too many conservatives had vowed
of a meningitis outbreak in new york. the big apple is seeing a string of gay men suffering from the potentially deadly bacteria since there's so much travel between our two cities, officials want gay men here to be aware and consider getting vaccinated. >>> if gay men are planning to travel to new york over the holidays for the next several weeks and think that they may have partners from new york city, they should be aware of this and talk to their providers about potentially getting the vaccine themselves before they travel. >> routine vaccination is recommended for middle and high school students and college students living in dorms. >>> arizona isn't the only state to protest the controversial share fair. california is doing it too. drag queens calling themselves the sisters of perpetual indulgency invaded a dinner party for joe arpaio. he spoke at a middle school after he received 50 letters from 8th graders questioning him about the immigration rules, but the school canceled the meeting. >> they accused me of running concentration camps, they called me a racist, so i wanted to meet with t
minutes. >> erica ferrari at cbsmoneywatch.com is in new york this morning with the latest on business. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. drab holiday sales and investor concerns over the looming "fiscal cliff" pushed stocks down for a third consecutive day. the dow lost 24 points thursday. the nasdaq fell 22. asian stocks are higher this morning after china's industrial companies showed profits. tokyo's nikkei gained 1% to finish at a 21-month high. hong kong's hang seng rose half a percent. >>> president obama returns to washington for one final effort to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff." with just five days left until the deadline and no sign of a compromise, congressional leaders are urging the senate to consider a bill that's already passed in the house that would extend existing tax cuts. >>> the us treasury department says it will start taking steps to postpone the government from hitting the $16.4 trillion debt limit the money the government can spend to finance its operations. >>> toyota will pay the biggest sum of money ever recorded for a car defect. the proposed $1
the victims. >>> 4:32 now. secretary of state hillary clinton is under observation at a new york hospital this morning because of a blood clot. her doctors discovered the clot yesterday in a follow-up exam following a concussion she had suffered earlier this month. her spokesman says it's related to the concussion but is not saying where that clot is located. she is being treated with anticoagulants and will stay in the hospital for the next couple of days. >>> the deadline is 16.5 hours away for the nation's lawmakers to reach some kind of compromise to avoid a so-called "fiscal cliff." the house is set to reconvene this morning at 6:00 pacific time. andrew spencer has more on why the process seems to have stalled. >>> reporter: >> if there is an ultimate compromise, there will be parts of it that i find disgusting and reprehensible which i may have to swallow in the name of finding a compromise. >> reporter: a rare sunday session on capitol hill. >> the senate will come to order. >> reporter: as lawmakers work on avoiding the so-called "fiscal cliff." talks briefly hit a, quote, major s
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. >>> and police in upstate new york still don't know why a man shot and killed two for thes who were try -- firefighters who were trying to respond to a house fire. >> awful story, cbs news is in western new york a town that's clearly in shock. >> reporter: candles are burning for two firefighters killed in an ambush the day before christmas. >> our men are hurt and they're not going to be home with their families now. >> reporter: police believe 63- year-old william spangler intentionally set fire to a house and car in order to lure first responders to his neighborhood. >> oh i'm sorry, i just -- it's just christmas. i mean who targets people on christmas? >> reporter: authorities say spangler injured two volunteer firefighters and killed two more before shooting himself. 19-year-old thomas k achouka was filled in for married firefighters. mike ciporini was named firefighter of the year two weeks ago. >> so it's very -- it's a very difficult situation. >> reporter: condolences have been pouring into this fire station from around the world. and now two families are spending their christm
they noticed the suspect acting strangely before the incidents. but it's on the front page of the "new york post" today a picture of him clinging to the platform and, you know, people watching. they should have come over and grabbed him. >> it's sad. tragic situation there. >>> it is 6:15 right now. it's been a roughly couple of weeks for comedian katt williams. i guess so. and now he is saying he's leaving the business altogether. williams telling a seattle tv station this week he is retiring from stand-up. this comes after his arrest in washington sunday following a bar fight and multiple arrests on the west coast. the last three weeks including one right here in oakland on november 14. he is scheduled to be in court in seattle tomorrow. and you have heard this guy before? you say he is pretty good? >> yeah. he has been on shows before and he's pretty funny. i don't know what happened. >> it's been a tough couple of weeks. >>> let's check the roads. >> gianna, that's your job. how's it looking? >> not so good. we have a laundry list of accident
to the treatments. >> new york police are trying to figure out the motive behind an execution-style murder in the middle of a busy street. it happened in broad daylight yesterday. 31-year-old brandon woodward is from l.a. was shot in the back of the head near central park. the gunman then jumped into a waiting car and took off. >> the australian radio station that aired a royal prank being blamed for a nurse's suicide set up a fund for the victim. a donation of at least half a million dollars will be given to the family of nurse jacintha saldanha who answered the call from the station's deejays pretending to be queen elizabeth and prince charles. three days later, she was found dead in an apparent suicide. >>> thousands of protestors expected at michigan state capital today as lawmakers vote on a controversial right to work bill. we have live pictures. you can see crowds have gathered already. the bill would allow workers at the union represented employees to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. critics say it's a way to break the unions. >> if
on that investigation into the shooting in new york city coming up but first a check of the weather. we know people may be out and about visiting people today. >> a little bit of rain huh lawrence? >> watch the possibility for flooding especially this afternoon. the storm will again pack a punch not the biggest one we've seen but nonetheless the ground is already saturated. you can see it diving into the bay area right now. in fact the hi-def doppler radar is picking up showers in the north bay. in the afternoon that's when the storm system races through the bay area. the temperatures a little cool right now. 30s and some 40s around the bay area. this afternoon could be very stormy. even the possibility of isolated thunderstorms, highs only in the low to about mid 50s. more showers for tomorrow as well and hopefully we'll catch a break in the storeny weather. back to you. >>> thank you lawrence. and just a quick update on the traffic information. still all lanes blocked northbound 880 approaching fruit vail. a return injury crash and they're temporarily detouring cars still off the hyde street exit. th
in new york this morning with a blood clot. her doctors discovered the clot yesterday in a follow-up exam following a concussion she suffered earlier this month. her spokesman says the clot is related to the concussion. but he is not saying where the clot is located. she is being treated now with anticoagulants and will stay in the hospital for the next couple of days. >>> 15 hours and counting down. the fiscal negotiations in washington are really coming down to the wire now. cbs news's danielle nottingham joins us live from d.c., where the house is set to convene in an hour. >> reporter: good morning. the senate will reconvene a couple of hours after that. and over the weekend, the senate's two top leaders couldn't work out a deal, so they asked vice president joe biden to step in and try to help. and with just hours to go until this deadline, it's unclear if we'll see a deal today. lawmakers left the capital sunday night without a deal but leaders from both parties expressed their willingness to continue working. >> there's still significant distance between the two sides. but negotiat
packed bethlehem. >> and catholics flocked to the cathedral of the immaculate conception. >> new york's faithful will gather today. >> my prayer is that the world will learn to live together. >> the town of western new york mourning the loss of two firefighters shot to death in an ambush. >> the gunman set fire to a car and a house to lure firefighters to his home. >> concerns about the weather. it does not end with snow and rain. >> tornados could pop up from texas to florida. >> travelers heading home for christmas face a delay when their plane caught on fire. no injuries are reported. >> a dramatic relation cue of man nearly washed away by the rain-swollen river. >> he had no energy left. >> jack klugman has passed away. he is best known for playing "the odd couple." >> chuck pagano returned to his team as he continues to battle leukemia. >> i asked bruce to take over. you had to win nine games? >> all that matters. >> first lady michelle obama answers calls on the santa tracking program. >> on the third day of christmas -- >> my true love gave to me.
process was going to begin, but it was going to take a long time. we are strong. we are new york, we are new jersey. >> let's go, i love you. >> on "cbs this morning." >> you can throw anything at us. we're coming back stronger any time. ♪ captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. it may be the holiday season, but when it comes to lawmakers in washington, it seems no one is in a giving mood. both sides are dug in and there's little sign of progress from the talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. with just 19 days to go, republican leaders telling members of congress not to make holiday travel plans. >>> and a new poll this morning suggests that most americans want to see a deal, but on the president's terms. the "wall street journal" nbc news poll found more than three-quarters of voters, including 61% of republicans would accept higher taxes on people making more than $250,000 a year. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and gayle. ben bernanke, the chairman of the federal reserve, s
. >> hundreds of gun control advocates protested yesterday in new york and other cities. >>> some in congress on sunday on reaching a deal for the white house to avoid reaching the fiscal cliff. the president and congress on christmas vacation. it will be thursday before talks resume to try and prevent the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts from taking effect january the 1st. andrew spencer with the very latest from washington. >> reporter: some republican lawmakers say president wants the country to fall over the cliff. >> we were going over the cliff before. that's what the president wants. >> john boehner failed to get vets in on thursday. that would have raised taxes on people earning more than a million dollars a year. on friday speaker painer and the president left with no deal, each making a parting pitch. >> i asked leaders of congress to work toward a package that prevents a tax hike on middle- class americans, protects insurance for 2 million americans and laze the groundwork for further work on both growth and deficit reduction. >> the president's -- it would hurt jobs. >> repo
. she is in the hospital in new york this morning. the clot was discovered yesterday in a follow-up exam following the concussion she had this month. her spokesman says the clot is related to the concussion but is not saying exactly where that clot is located. she is being treated with anticoagulants and will stay in the hospital for the next couple of days. >>> on the scene of developing news in san francisco this morning, cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the excelsior district where a suspicious fire is under investigation. >>> reporter: firefighters are calling it suspicious because of how quickly the flames spread. you can see now crews are still here. we heard reports that residents did admit to having an illegal marijuana grow operation but an arson team will be investigating the cause of this fire. two people were taken to the hospital for nonlife- threatening injuries. three residents are now homeless as a result of this fire. it started around 1:00 this morning at a home near athens and peru avenue. it quickly escalated and firefighters say they had to work fast to keep it fro
and rambunctious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey his favorite player, victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with the angels and knocking halos off their head and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. marly hall for cbs news, newtown, connecticut. >>> some california lawmakers say it's time for new state laws in hope of preventing tragedies like the one in connecticut. among them is leland yee a local, state senator. he wants to reintroduce a bullet button ban which failed last year. bullet buttons allow gun users to get around the state ban on detachable magazines. >> it is as if we do not have an assault weapons ban in the state of california. with the bullet button assault rifle, what you can do is buy a magnet and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> a local gun advocate says bans on certain weapons or parts are not good ways to prevent violence. gene hoffman the chairman of cal gun does support more backgr
a new york home with his 10-year-old niece cameras were rolling as a suspect jumped out a window runs to the front of the house. police rush in and take him down. oh, and by the way, so did some family members who pitched in to help out. police eventually too bad him into custody. but not before a very chaotic scene. nobody was hurt. i imagine that guy got a little bruised up by family members. >> but they're lucky it was just bruised up. when you get in that situation, that could be very dangerous. >>> all right. 5:15. let's get a check on the roads. >> all right. gianna, that's your domain. >> that's my forte. we'll head to city streets in san francisco. cate will have more details in a live report but right now lanes are blocked four lanes at essex at folsom. this is due to an accidents where a vehicle took out a fire hydrant so they had a big water mess in the area. this will affect accessing the bay bridge. eastbound bay bridge the ramp may b blocked. lower deck traffic okay. on the upper deck of the bay bridge no problems. the ramp accessing the bay bridge from essex street may
degrees. a cool 47 in chicago and 45 degrees but mostly sunny in new york. low clouds and thick fog early on today that should begin to break up throughout the day and by the afternoon a little bit of sunshine sneaking through. temperatures going to stay fairly mild in most spots but we'll see a return probably of some low clouds an thick tule fog in the valleys tonight and tomorrow morning. temperatures in the 50s and 60s in the south bay. 50s into antioch. probably low 60s into livermore and also walnut creek. and inside the bay sunshine this afternoon and a couple of passing clouds. and temperatures in the 50s and 60s. next couple of days, we are going to see some decent weather. it should stay dry. warmer as we head in towards sunday and monday. we'll stay dry to the middle of next week. back to you. >> thank you. a phone call between president obama and house speaker john boehner may be a positive sign in all of this "fiscal cliff" drama, they spoke yesterday raising hopes that formal talks will resume on how to to avoid across-the-board spending cuts and tax increases. we have been
. later this morning, new york mayor michael bloomberg will make a gun violence announcement. >>> of course people attending religious service have been trying to make sense of the events in connecticut even as they pray for the victims. parishioners gathered at st. mary's cathedral yesterday in san francisco. some people are feeling anger and other emotions that lead them to question their faith. >> our faith is shaken occasionally but that's why it's so important to have a strong faith and to remain consistent in our faith in good times so that when difficult times such as these come about, we can fall back and rely on that faith. >> and church leaders at st. mary's say of course there are no easy answers. they say above all, it's important to talk about it. and for continuing coverage of the story visit our website, cbssf.com. >>> we want to update you now on a developing story we first brought you early this morning. investigators still on the scene of a home invasion robbery. you are look at san francisco's sunset neighborhood. police say a family was tied one duct tape
, 45 degrees in chicago. you have some rain in new york 54 degrees. around the bay area, we'll keep those temperatures mainly in the 50s and couple of low 60s. the next few days may watch the weather settle down a bit. frosty temperatures tonight and tomorrow night very cold. but then stormy weather could make a return on thursday staying unsettled and possibly wet right into the weekend. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a group of fishermen in santa cruz make it off their sinking boat in santa cruz alive. six men set sail yesterday when their 18-foot boat started taking on water. they called for help, took an hour for rescuers to find them. everybody on board made it out safely and uninjured. >>> more bay area headlines. the san francisco deputy accused of robbing a bank will be back in court today. police say that phillip tonge held up a bank of america branch in the richmond district in november. he allegedly handed the teller a note saying he was armed. investigators used video to identify him and matched his fingerprints with the ones on the note. >>> and three people are in cust
. >>> liz, thanks. a town in upstate new york is remembering two firefighters who were shot and killed while responding to a house fire yesterday. police in webster say william spengler set the fire to his home yesterday then ambushed the firefighters before taking his own life. spengler was convicted of murdering his grandmother with a hammer back in 1980 but served just 18 years in jail. the firefighters are identified as tomasz kaczowka who was filling in so others could enjoy the holiday and michael chiapperini who was named firefighter of the year just recently. >> oh i'm sorry i just -- it's just -- it is christmas. i mean who targets people on christmas? >> well, there's also concern about spengler's sister who lived in that home. and is still unaccounted for. >>> charles turning known in hollywood as the king of contact actors died. the two time oscar nominee portrayed everyone from the blustery public officials to big daddy in a broadway revival of cat on a hot tin roof. he died of natural causes at his new york city home yesterday and he was 89 years old. >>> and some knew him as o
. they are colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee. it's unclear whether school days will be will be added to the calendar. educators say the goal is to make u.s. students more competitive. w > "the new york times" follows an on the homeless man in this photo we showed you last week. himhows a police officer giving him a pair >>> all right, nora, finally catching a break if the stormy weather. from you heading out the door, it's a little chilly in spots. but still, we've lot of sunshine coming our way. and well, couple of clouds outside as we look live out there toward the pleasanton area. we are going to see a lot of sunshine this afternoon. the temperatures expected to be in the mid-60s in the warmest spots in toward san jose. about 64 in livermore and 64 in san francisco. breezy at the coast but should remain dry. next couple of days the rain returns tomorrow late in the day tomorrow. >>> t onal weather report sponsored by bp. >>> could there actually be life on mars? a big announcement expected later today from nasa has caused quite a stir. >> it's one for the his
than 10% of doctors and 5% of lawyers were women. >> "new york times" reports more smart phone users are sending text messages for free over the internet instead of paying fees on cell phone networks. that could cost wireless companies tens of billions of dollars in lost revenues. >> listen up, boys. britain's independent is warning of a sperm count, fell by one-third in 1989 and 2005. that increases the risk of infertility. researchers say the possible reasons range from environmental toxins to tight underwear. >> moving on. usa today reports starbucks is rolling out a special gift card today. it costs $450 and it's made out of steel. >> what? >> you can only buy $400 >>> all right. around the bay area today, we do have some clouds out there and we are seeing some rain outside at the time in fact some heavier amounts of rainfall as we look toward the pleasanton area, some strong storms moving onshore. hi-def doppler showing you rainfall outside is going to be very heavy early on this morning then tapering off as we head toward the afternoon. temperatures will be in the 50s and the 6
degrees in houston. 40 in denver. you have snow and then some rain into chicago. rain in new york and 47 degrees. here's the latest on our futurecast as you will see the system sliding through the bay area moving very, very slowly. then the rainfall especially overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning. then the next couple of days. right through the weekend. finally dry on discrimination. >>> the insurance institute for highway safety gave the 2012 prius and camry poor ratings. but toyota is on track to overtake gm as the world's largest automaker. the camry is this year's number one selling family sedan. >>> part of an exchange program empowers the middle school children and the group they are helping making it a truex change. that's what makes saint mark's this week's "cool school." >> i tried this one. this one is good. >> reporter: natalie and kayla don't intend the same school but they are still good friends. >> we like the same bands and the same books and we are similar. >> reporter: they met in an exchange program, a resource center serving marin's immigrant population. they he
guardia, 58 degrees expected in new york this afternoon. chilly 31 in chicago. 54 in denver and 57 degrees in houston. if you plan to travel to the high country today, be very careful. winter storm warnings run. we could see upwards of 5 feet of snow across the higher between now and monday morning. so no messing around. this is a serious storm system. computer models picking up on the storm sagging south throughout the morning, this afternoon more showery. but toward tomorrow another impulse moves in and you're looking at possibility of some embedded thunderstorms some heavy rainfall into tomorrow morning could be a wild morning around the bay area tomorrow morning, as well. temperatures today expected only to be in the 50s outside and the next couple of days wet on and off throughout the weekend very stormy. maybe a break on monday into the first part of tuesday, christmas day but a chance of showers by the afternoon. and more rain is expected on wednesday and thursday. that's a look at weather. let's check traffic with gianna. >> rain on christmas, lawrence. >> i know, that would be ter
. >> how do you sleep, though, you feel like you're in downtown new york. >> maybe you shut them off. >> crazy. >> i think we're in for a break on this christmas eve. >> yeah, guys. a much needed break after a stormy weekend. there's still another one out. there looks like that could move in on christmas day. you can see there on the satellite image, most of the storm system sliding eastward. a lot of snow in the sierra nevada. on the high-def doppler radar, you can see it move in along the coastline. i think this will be the end of it as the storm system will break down just a lit. as we go throughout the day, some parting clouds, some cool temperatures. should stay mostly dry. another storm headed in this direction. this doesn't look as strong as the storm that passed through. still the damage done. the water racing down the hills. we're watching the river closely. the flood stage at 32 feet. expected to crest just shy of the flood stage under 31 feet. we could see minor flooding there, and some of the forecasts are off. here's the next storm system off the coastline. that will be
the pageant in over 20 dwlaerz. she describes herself as a nerd and has even performed at new york's carnegie hall. >> the new miss universe might want to avoid partying like a rock star. a new study shows musicians have a higher risk of premature death compared with the rest of the population. researchers at britain's center for public health looked at nearly 1,500 pop rock hip-hop and punk rock performers. they had a 9% death rate over a five-decade period much higher than average. nearly 39% of those deaths were caused by factors related to violence or alcohol or drugs. >> they did not see the concert of 12/12/12 because everybody on that stage, the average age was at least 60-plus, and they showed no signs of slowing down. >>> a few billion of us won't be around this weekend if you believe that friday is dooms day. however however, it turns out there is a loophole in that scenario and holly williams found it for us. >> reporter: many of us have heard of prophecies based on the mayan calendar that the world will end this friday the 21st of december 2012. bu
erica ferrari has an update from new york. >> reporter: good morning. concern over fiscal talks in washington could push stocks down for a second day. the dow finished down 74 thursday, nasdaq down 21. last night president obama and house speaker john boehner met for just under an hour. the brief meeting was described as frank but there is still no sign of a compromise. the white house says the president will not budge in his tax strategy to raise rates on the top 2% of americans. republicans want more cuts to social programs like medicare. >>> a new report showing growth in china's manufacturing sector lifted most asian stocks. hong kong's hang seng gained .5%. tokyo's nikkei shed a fraction. >>> now, you might not know the name but you have seen the unique label that norman woodland developed with another engineer. woodland invented the bar code. now what it is, that rectangle found on about every product we buy in stores. they got a patent for their invention 60 years ago. but the technology to use the bar code was not developed until 1974. norman woodland was 91. let's send
.com has the latest on monday in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. well, asian markets were mostly high they are morning on improved manufacturing data from china. tokyo's nikkei edged up a fraction to a seven month closing high while hong kong's hang seng lost a percent. >>> on wall street there was little movement as investors were cautious with all eyes on the "fiscal cliff." the dow rose 3, nasdaq down 2. >>> so far there's no resolution of the strike by clerical work at the ports of los angeles and long beach. the strike enters its 7th day today dramatically slowing traffic at the nation's busiest cargo complex. dock workers refuse to cross the picket lines. the clerical workers say management has been outsourcing their work. >>> and delta airlines is looking to buy a 49% stake in virgin atlantic airlines. now owned by singapore airlines. some 51% of virgin atlantic is owned by richard branson. virgin is the second biggest airline at london's heathrow airport. a delta partnership would allow delta to expand its london-to- new york flight. that
are trying to figure out the motor -- new york police are trying to figure out the motive of a 2 p.m. afternoon murder yesterday. a 31-year-old man from los angeles was shot in the back of the head near central park. police say the gunman jumped into a waiting car and took off. >>> smoking marriage is now officially legal in colorado. -- smoking marijuana is officially legal in colorado. the governor declared the voter- approved amendment is now part of the state constitution. it allows anyone over 21 to possess up to an ounce of marijuana for recreational use or six plants. colorado still does not allow commercial sale of pot. state leaders are waiting for federal guidance on that front. >>> it is 5:19. a new report by the u.s. census bureau suggest that is women have a better chance than men of living to be 100. sorry, guys. the more than 53,000 americans 100 years old, 80% are actually women. race and ethnicity are also factors. the 2010 census found the majority of the centenarians are white women who live in urban areas. >>> 5:20. call them the road warriors. golden state take
. and pretty unsettled as well in new york city. cold around the rest of the country, as well. your pinpoint forecast, for highs today, a lot of low to mid-50s. so actually similar temperature- wise to what we saw yesterday. 54 in sunnyvale. 52 in fremont and milpitas. out on the east bay, antioch and brentwood cold 50 degrees. walnut creek pleasant hill low 50s and maybe a few degrees warmer around the bay hugging the bay, berkeley, alameda getting close to that mid 50- degree mark. here's your forecast over the nex several days. storm system friday into saturday. if you have outdoor plans sunday through tuesday this is the new year's eve holiday so far things look dry. once again, wet weather returns wednesday. >>> check the roads, over at the bay bridge it is super quiet. it's looking really good no metering lights. kind of a similar story to yesterday. so obviously, not a lot of people working, school's out. so yeah, the delays are really minimal right now approaching the pay gates. elsewhere to our other roadways. here's a live look at the dublin interchange, westbound and eastbound 580
at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell joins us now from new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle and frank. have you ever wondered in red light cameras are rigged ? we have evidence behind a new lawsuit that claims millions have been unfairly ticketed. and we are going to take you to the hospital where the duchess of cambridge is being treated this morning, how serious it is, what lies ahead for the royal baby so lots of news this morning when we see you at 7:00. >> thank you. >>> "cbs this morning" starts at 7:00. >>> and it's true the duchess of cambridge is pregnant. >> and now people are thinking about possible baby names already. and a boy: arthur, frederick, george, leopold r philip. "omy god ... seriously." >> lawrence likes his name, lawrence. >> we should put lawrence on the list. [ laughter ] >> why not. >> oh, my god! [ screaming ] >> oh, my god, seriously? >> yeah, seriously. parents stampeding all in the name of education here. they raced to sign their children up at an engineering school in the carolinas the only one with an engi
strassmann boston. >>> john mills, a former deputy police commissioner in new york and los angeles. here's the question how are they going to absorb all of these people? >> well you've got a thousand people who are going to be released from state prisons up in massachusetts, but about 600 of those are coming right back to boston. now, one might argue, well if the evidence is fake what's the problem. the problem is most of them had rap sheets as long as both of our arms put together so this probably wasn't their first rodeo. the boston p.d. has put together kind of a very clever strategy to welcome them home. >> well, this is just incredible. how is she able to operate like this so many years. they called her superwoman she was faster than anyone else. didn't they suspect she might be doing a lousy job? >> i think what they found is the ultimate no-brainer. which is when you see a pattern like that it's a leadership issue, which is who was checking on the anomalies like that. i want to get back to boston for a second because when you're going to get that many bad guys
later on "cbs this morning." >> that old texter himself charlie rose joins from us new york with the latest on the big show. good morning, charlie. >> reporter: hey, good morning, frank and michelle. ahead, hoping to reinvent a classic american car. the ceo of ford will be with us for a big announcement about lincoln's new ride. plus, searching for signs of life on mars. an astrophysicist is here with a reality check on the announcement expected today from nasa. that and more when we see you at 7:00. >> sounds good. charlie, thank you. >>> and as charlie said, remember "cbs this morning" starts at 7:00. >> right now we need to find out about weather and i guess all is dry today. >> guys, i have to admit i have seen people in there doing that. >> in t bathroom. >> yes, i have. but i did not partake in that. i'll let you borrow my fine. [ laughter ] >>> around the bay area, finally catching a break in the stormy weather. this is some good news. can't take much more. it was a fierce storm that moved through the weekend again. right now high-def doppler radar showing you the sk
in a death of a new york subway passenger who was pushed on to a track. surveillance video from monday's incident shows the victim in a confrontation with the suspect shortly before he was shoved on the tracks at the times square station. the victim was hit by a train and then killed. witnesses say the man desperately tried to climb back up to the platform but was unable to make it. >> just standing in fear and shock not knowing what's going on. some ran out, others just stood there. >> some witnesses say they noticed the suspect acting strangely before the incident. investigators say he frequented the area often, helping street vendors. it's not clear how he implicated himself. >>> 5:18 now. lawmakers on capitol hill now have less than four weeks to avoid the dreaded "fiscal cliff" we have all heard about. if democrats and republicans don't reach a budget agreement by year's end, across-the-board tax hikes and budget cuts will kick in automatically. house speaker john boehnered off a republican proposal this week but president obama and other democrats have dismissed it because it inc
change. >> plus a crowning moment for the one world trade center building in new york city. >> and a natural gas explosion leaving a monster hole in a highway. the damage it did to several homes. ,,,, ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] may your holidays be merry and bright. re-opened a few minutes ago after a natural gas line explosion shut it down. >>> check it out a highway in west virginia just reopened a few minutes ago after a natural gas line explosion shut it down. the 20" transmission line exploded around 1:00 yesterday. it destroyed at least five homes and shut down part of interstate 77. flames reached up to 75 feet high. several people there were treated for smoke inhalation. the cause is still under investigation. they got a wrap on it but quite some video. >>> new milestone for the world trade center high-rise its crowning spir on site. this is a live look. once the spire is on top of one world trade the building will stand at 1776 feet. it's set to become the tallest building if the western hemisphere. crews are expected to take about three months for the in
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